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LGBTQ Veterans in Florida push for the passage of the Equality Act

Randi Robertson is a retired transgender United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and Command Pilot. (via: Talia Blake)
Randi Robertson is a retired transgender United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and Command Pilot. (via: Talia Blake)

The Equality Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation and more. LGBTQ Veterans in Florida are pushing for Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to sign it.

Randi Robertson is a retired transgender United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and Command Pilot living on the Space Coast. She joined Talia Blake to talk about her efforts to get it passed.

Listen to the full conversation above.

After a brief stint as Morning Edition Producer at The Public’s Radio in Rhode Island, Talia Blake returned to Central Florida Public Media. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with degrees in both Broadcast Journalism and Psychology. While at UCF, she was an intern for Central Florida’s public affairs show, Intersection. She joined on as Morning Edition Host in 2019. In 2022, Ms. Blake was appointed to the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalist’s board of directors.